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This image shows a train running on the trestle track that was part of the Peterborough and Shirley line. Photo provided...

The new trail will provide a safe alternative transportation route to heavily trafficked Route 119, most of which is without sidewalks.

by Michael LaTerz   It’s been a long road getting to the start of the Squanacook River Rail Trail. After 16 years, the...

George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer, and friend

Loose, Found, Injured, Sighted Loose horses and cattle: 3  Loose dogs: 10 Found dogs: 2 Bat related: 2 Owl...
Groton Garden Club members pruned and cleaned up the garden at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the Center Fire Station. Left...
L-R: Trailing by nine points, Carolyn Mullins, Naomi Rodman (#20), Katie Eberhardt (#43), Sydney Barlow (#16) and Brook...

Varsity field hockey net minder Anne Madden, shown here kicking away a shot against Quabbin, has been solid for the Crusaders. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Girls Soccer • G-D 0, Marlborough 0 Shot count was 21-7 but Crusaders couldn’t sneak one in. Bianca Resca had 7 saves...
by Connie Sartini   In their letter to the Select Board, the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game (DFG) advised...

The new trail will provide a safe alternative transportation route to heavily trafficked Route 119, most of which is without sidewalks.

George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer, and friend

Varsity field hockey net minder Anne Madden, shown here kicking away a shot against Quabbin, has been solid for the Crusaders. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

The new trail will provide a safe alternative transportation route to heavily trafficked Route 119, most of which is without sidewalks.

by Michael LaTerz   It’s been a long road getting to the start of the Squanacook River Rail Trail. After 16 years, the project start is set for...
by Connie Sartini   In a joint meeting with the Select Board for the purpose of providing guidance to the Town Manager for the 2021 budget,...
This story was reported from an article on the Groton School website, and previous stories appearing in this newspaper.        John B....
by Robert Stewart   The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District have chosen a company...
Fall Town Meeting will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., Groton Dunstable Middle School Center for the Arts, Main Street, Groton, MA...
Should the Community Preservation Committee conduct a full, public review of the $400,000 loss of CPC Funds on the Boynton Meadows Development...
I appreciated the editorial on naming the new senior center.  Helen “Sis” Swieca was Win and Lonnie’s youngest sister, not sister-in-law.  She was...
Please consider enjoying thefollowing Groton History Center educational opportunities. • October 20 at 2:00 PM, you are welcome to join the...

News

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:28pm

The new trail will provide a safe alternative transportation route to heavily trafficked Route 119, most of which is without sidewalks.

by Michael LaTerz   It’s been a long road getting to the start of the Squanacook River Rail...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:16pm
by Connie Sartini   In a joint meeting with the Select Board for the purpose of providing...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:07pm
This story was reported from an article on the Groton School website, and previous stories...

Obituaries

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:08am
Elizabeth Ann (Naples) Acaba, age 56 and a longtime Groton resident, passed away peacefully...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:01am
Gregoria Rosales Masias Van Hoogen age 42 of Groton passed away, Friday, October 4, 2019. She was...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:34pm
Jean Sevesta (Hollinshead) Korell will be greatly missed by her family, friends and community....

Features

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:40pm

George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer, and friend

Loose, Found, Injured, Sighted Loose horses and cattle: 3  Loose dogs: 10 Found dogs: 2...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:24pm
by Nancy Cicco   In a quest to discover new Earth-like planets capable of supporting life,...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:09am
Scientists at the National Weather Service (NWS) are seeing changing trends in our precipitation...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:48pm
There will be a Fall Town Meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., Groton Dunstable...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:47am
PUBLIC NOTICE The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 6,...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:54am
NOTICE:  GROTON WATER DEPARTMENT SEASONAL WATER MAIN FLUSHING The Groton Water Department...

Sports

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:10pm
L-R: Trailing by nine points, Carolyn Mullins, Naomi Rodman (#20), Katie Eberhardt (#43), Sydney...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:07pm

Varsity field hockey net minder Anne Madden, shown here kicking away a shot against Quabbin, has been solid for the Crusaders. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Girls Soccer • G-D 0, Marlborough 0 Shot count was 21-7 but Crusaders couldn’t sneak one in...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:04pm
by Robert Stewart   GD @ Play, a private group of parents and interested citizens organized...

Special Announcements

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:53pm
Fall Town Meeting will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., Groton Dunstable Middle...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:47pm
Should the Community Preservation Committee conduct a full, public review of the $400,000 loss of...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 2:35pm
After reviewing services available to the residents of Groton for Emergency Notification services...

Happenings

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:01am
The Thoreau Trio -- violinist Susan Jensen, cellist Darry Dolezal, and pianist Paul Jacobs --...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:59am
Calling all kids and their parents for an afternoon of FREE activities. Saturday, October 26, 2-4:...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:58am
Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice is offering monthly education series to help you understand...

People

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:18pm
Groton Garden Club members pruned and cleaned up the garden at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:17am
Members of the Nashaway Girl Scouts and various Groton-Dunstable Scouting groups came together on...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:11am

 (L to R) Nancy Olson, Co-Chairman of the Christmas Greens Sale, Council on Aging Director Kathy Shelp, Co-Chairman of the Christmas Greens Sale Tracey Molaskey, and Groton Woman's Club President Therese Keoseian. (Photo by Connie Sartini)

Groton Woman's Club Officers presented a donation from the Club to be used for the purchase of a...

Schools

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:59pm
by Robert Stewart   The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) and the Groton-...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:52pm
On September 21, 2019, the International Day of Peace, the Big Book: Pages for Peace Exhibit...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:07pm
• Swallow Union School Recognized       School Committee Chair Marlena Gilbert noted in her...

Letters

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:35pm
I appreciated the editorial on naming the new senior center.  Helen “Sis” Swieca was Win and...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:32pm
Please consider enjoying thefollowing Groton History Center educational opportunities. •...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:27pm
I read with interest about the shortage of funds for the installation of artificial turf at the...

Out of Town

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:00am
Groton wine lovers are cordially invited to the 11th Annual Wine Tasting at Pepperell’s Lawrence...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:24am
     JAZZ AT INDIAN HILL Indian Hill Music presents Hush Point, the acclaimed New York- based...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:09pm
PEPPERELL — Chief David Scott reports that the Pepperell Police Department responded after a...

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